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More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health

More than just a Haircut: Long Island Barber Advocates for Self-Expression and Mental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a damper on many Long Island barbershops and hair salons causing them to close for business. However, for Giovaughni Goulbourne, commonly known as, “Gio the barber,” thrived during these unpredictable times, turning the global setback into a career opportunity.  Currently working for Qs Quality …

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Long Island Fashion and Beauty Experts Weigh-in on Retail Companies’ Plans for Diversity and Inclusion

Retail companies since last May have shown interest in Black-owned businesses amid the ongoing calls for racial and social-economic equality from the Black Lives Matter …

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Long Island Rap Radar Aims to Make its Mark On the World By Helping Artists For Free

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone …

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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran
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Controversial Bill that Would Let Cops Sue Protestors Vetoed By Laura Curran

A highly disputed bill that would classify cops and other first responders as a “protected class” was struck down by Nassau County Executive Laura Curran …

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After 16 Years Southampton Opens it’s First African-American Museum

This Juneteenth, the Southampton African American Museum (S.A.A.M.) officially opened its doors to the public. Located on 245  North Sea Road, it is the first …

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Long Island Rap Radar Aims to Make its Mark On the World By Helping Artists For Free

With the COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world like a ton of bricks, people have turned their attention further into the technological and online world. Everyone …

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WM20s - the Media House Putting On For Long Island
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WM20s – the Media House Putting On For Long Island

It was unlikely that young Long Islanders Anthony “Ant” Guardado, 24, and Fradin Louis, 25 knew that they were going to co-found a serious media …

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Let's Kick it with the Joneses - Top 10 Funniest TV News Moments
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Let’s Kick it with the Joneses – Top 10 Funniest TV News Moments

What happens when the most professional and composed people we see every day just can’t keep it together? A hot mess, that’s what! This week, …

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Women of Color to Watch Out For in 2021 Olympics
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Women of Color to Watch Out For in 2021 Olympics

After surviving threats of cancellation and a year long postponement, the 2021 Summer Olympics hosted in Tokyo is merely two weeks away. With the addition …

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Amityville High School Staff Member Allegedly Used Racial Slur During Football Game

A recent incident at Amityville Memorial High School occurred in which the school’s athletic supervisor …

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This Photographer is Carving Out Her Own Lane in a White Dominated Industry

In today’s social climate, it’s hard to find a moment of beauty within the chaos erupting in our own communities. Despite the odds, 19-year-old Photographer …

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The Colored Colors Hybrid Art Festival Sponsored by The Vybe Lounge Set to Help Artists Recover from the Pandemic

As vaccinations start to roll out and the world begins to reopen, people are getting back to what they love. For artists and musicians, the …

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Long Island Drag Culture - What's Hot What's Not and How it's a Form of Self-Expression
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Long Island Drag Culture – What’s Hot What’s Not and How it’s a Form of Self-Expression

What started as a form of minstrel entertainment in the late 1800s, Drag culture is now one of the most renowned aspects of the gay …

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How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic
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How Black Food Businesses On Long Island Are Doing During the Pandemic

Nestled on the corner of West Merrick Road and Ormonde Boulevard, Pretty Toni’s Cafe would be bustling with customers who are looking for a bit …

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Successful Hunger Strike Brings Aid to Excluded Essential Workers

Successful Hunger Strike Brings Aid to Excluded Essential Workers

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We The People Party Focuses On Diversity, Criminal Justice and Revitalizing Freeport During Mayoral Candidate Forum
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We The People Party Focuses On Diversity, Criminal Justice and Revitalizing Freeport During Mayoral Candidate Forum

The NAACP Freeport – Roosevelt Youth and Young Long Island for Justice held a candidate forum on Feb. 19th and Feb 20th. The forum was …

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